SIDDARAMAIAH SIGNS PAY HIKE ORDER FOR 7 LAKH GOVT STAFF
Bengaluru. The state government employees got a Holi gift from CM Siddaramaiah as he signed the pay hike order on Wednesday night and Mr, B;P. Manje Gowda, President of Karnataka State Govt Employees Association pressured CM to hike salary to Employees. Over 7 lakh employees will benefit from the 30% salary hike recommended by the 6th Pay Commission. The order will be issued on Thursday and the Cabinet will ratify it on Saturday. The revised pay scale will be effective from July 1, 2017, the order said. The government will also revise the minimum and maximum pension from the existing Rs 4,800 and Rs 39,900 to Rs 8,500 and Rs 75,300.